Dairy Free Powdered Hot Chocolate Mix

One of the hardest things for me to give up when I had to remove dairy from my diet were hot chocolate packets. Here is my version of dairy free powdered hot chocolate mix. We like to go camping, and hot chocolate was always on the menu. When the weather turns cold and wet (yes,…

No Cook Dairy Free Chia Pudding

Here is another dessert recipe I came across that was given an allergy safe tweak to match my food restrictions. This can be a challenge, but I am always up for doing something different. This no cook dairy free chia pudding has turned into one of my favorite recipes. I will make this and portion…

Gluten Free American Chop Suey

This past fall I decided to try out recipes from homemade cookbooks from various women’s organizations. I discovered this recipe and gave it a gluten free/dairy free makeover in addition to adjusting some of the ingredients to match our Californian healthier eating habits. I hope you enjoy this recipe for gluten free American Chop Suey….

Crustless Mushroom Quiche

In my quest to try out new recipes from small regional cookbooks I ran across a recipe for a crustless mushroom quiche submitted by my older sister! I knew immediately I was going to like this, but did give it my dairy-free and gluten-free tweak. Crustless Mushroom Quiche 1 tsp. olive oil 1 medium onion,…

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Coconut Tapioca Pudding Since going dairy-free four years ago, I have been on a quest for pudding type desserts, but have had a hard time finding things that taste good and are dairy-free. Tapioca however is one of those items that can be made dairy-free without a problem, so I like to make it as…

Smoked Salmon Fritatta

Smoked Salmon Frittata Here I am making breakfast for dinner again. There is just something so satisfyingly simple about making a frittata for dinner. It might be the one dish mealness of it all. It might be the breakfast for dinner vibe. But then again it could be all of it. This recipe for as…

Trail Mix

Trail Mix Anyone else grow up with a love for trail mix or is it just me? I have fond memories of standing in the kitchen helping my dad measure out ingredients for homemade trail mix to take on backpack trips with his scout troop. This is my allergy friendly version. The beauty is you…

Vegan Cheese Sauce

Vegan Cheese Sauce I periodically get a craving for nacho cheese sauce – you know, the kind that comes from a dispenser at football games. I came up with my own homemade dairy-free version and my vegan cheese sauce recipe was born. I have forced my family to try this recipe and they did both…

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Is there anything tastier than a nicely cooked piece of salmon? I think not. That is why I adore this recipe for brown sugar glazed salmon. Typically I like to cook my salmon from fresh not frozen, but that cannot always be done. If you are going to be using a…